Quincy Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Star Tribune 

    Dori J. Maynard, journalist and champion of diversit...

    When Dori J. Maynard was asked what her middle initial "J'' stood for, she didn't miss a beat in answering. Her middle name was really Judith, but the response was still appropriate.


  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via NBC Bay Area 

    Dori Maynard, Pioneer in Journalism Diversity Dies

    Dori J. Maynard, an African-American journalist and champion of diversity in news coverage, died Tuesday at her West Oakland home of lung cancer, according to the journalism institute named after her father and which she ran. She was 56. "Maynard advocated tirelessly for the future of the institute and its programs, reminding all that the work of bringing the diverse voices of America into news and public discourse is more vital than ever," read the Maynard Forum post on the website of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.


  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via The York Daily Record 

    Dori Maynard, journalist and diversity champion, die...

    Dori J. Maynard, a journalist and champion of diversity in news coverage, died Tuesday at her Oakland home, the journalism education institute she presided said. She was 56. The Oakland-based Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education confirmed Maynard's death in a brief statement posted on its website.


  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Dori J. Maynard, champion of newsroom diversity, die...

    Dori J. Maynard, a former journalist and president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, has died, the organization announced . She was 56. Maynard died Tuesday at her home in West Oakland, according to the Oakland-based Institute, which is named after her father and has trained dozens of minority journalists over more than three decades.


  • Monday Feb 23 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Sarah Marie Drake

    Sarah Marie Drake "Sally" passed away into the hands of her loving God and Savior on Sunday, February 22, 2015. She was born February 14, 1927 in Cambridge, MA daughter of Gregory and Mary Silva.


  • Monday Feb 23 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Dr. Alan M. Morse, VMD

    Dr. Alan M. Morse, VMD, of Mashpee, formerly of Quincy and Hingham, entered into rest Feb. 19, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of Phyllis Morse.


  • Sunday Feb 22 | via Boston Herald 

    Thomas F. Guest, 90,a of Quincy, a veteran,a Raytheo...

    Born in Boston, Mr. Guest was a lifelong resident of Quincy. He was a proud graduate of North Quincy High School.


  • Monday Feb 16 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Gerard E. Doyle

    Gerard E. Doyle, a longtime resident of Quincy, Mass., passed away peacefully with his brother and sister in attendance on Feb. 11, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of Mary C. and John J. Doyle Sr. of Milton, Mass., and was pre-deceased by his older brother John J. Doyle Jr. He leaves a sister, Katherine Phillips and her husband Stephen of Norwood; sister-in-law Janet Doyle of Milton; and brother Mark Doyle and his wife Mary of East Orleans.


  • Friday Feb 13 | via Camden Chronicle Independent 

    Maurice MacDougal

    Maurice L. "Mac" MacDougal, 89, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on February 11, 2015. Mac was born July 2, 1925, the son of the late Miles and Gertrude MacDougal in Ellsworth, Maine.


  • Monday Feb 2 | via Boston Herald 

    Rita G. Dudek, at 88, a resident of Quincy, a a form...

    Rita G. Dudek of Quincy, a former sales clerk, died Jan. 26 at South Shore Hospital.


  • Jan 29, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Dorothy M. McDonald

    Dorothy M. McDonald, of Harwich, cherished wife of the late James F. McDonald and devoted mother of the late Sally M. McDonald, who was so well loved in her life by her parents and a legion of loyal friends, passed away at her home surrounded by her family of friends on January 23, 2015. Dorothy was born in Boston on April 1, 1928.